John Carroll University

1 John Carroll Boulevard, University Heights, United States
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Overview of John Carroll University

About this school

John Carroll, founded in 1886, is a church-affiliated, liberal arts university. Its 60-acre campus is located in a residential area, 10 miles from downtown Cleveland. Campus architecture is primarily Gothic in style.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,026
    • Men:1,536 (50.8%)
    • Women:1,490 (49.2%)

Location

Admission Information

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to John Carroll University is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
2
3
Social Studies
2
4
History
-
-
Academic Electives
3
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
March 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Considered if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component recommended
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: No policy as of now ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
1 John Carroll Boulevard
City, State, Zip
University Heights, OH  44118
Phone
(216) 397-4294
Fax
(216) 397-3098
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
Rolling, notification begins December 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
85% of 3,840 applicants were admitted
Women
88% of 1,842 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 1,998 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
717 (22%) of 3,265 admitted students enrolled
Women
331 (20%) of 1,622 admitted students enrolled
Men
386 (23%) of 1,643 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.55
375 And Above
37%
3.50 - 3.74
18%
3.25 - 3.49
16%
3.00 - 3.24
14%
2.50 - 2.99
12%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
530 average |490-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
2%
• Score 600 - 700
11%
• Score 500 - 600
56%
• Score 400 - 500
31%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
536 average |510-570 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
0%
• Score 600 - 700
12%
• Score 500 - 600
66%
• Score 400 - 500
21%
• Score 300 - 400
0%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |22-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
13%
• Score 24 - 29
48%
• Score 18 - 23
37%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $39,790 (71.46192528735632%)
  • Room & Board: - $11,580 (20.79741379310345%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,250 (2.244971264367816%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $3,060 (5.495689655172414%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


John Carroll University accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning February 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 003050
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
697 (92.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
563 (80.8%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
562 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
131 (23.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$31,209
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 550 (97.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,341
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 448 (79.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,295
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 550 (97.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
187 (24.8%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $21,118

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
2,449 (84.6%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,059 (84.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,058 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
480 (23.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
80%
Average Award
$31,771
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 2,023 (98.3%) of aid recipients, average amount $25,049
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,702 (82.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,492
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 2,023 (98.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
770 (26.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $20,191

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
71%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$30,860
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Health Fields, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children of Educators, Children of Faculty/Staff, Local/State Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


176

Part-Time Faculty


266

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


39%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 39% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 36% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 11% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 24% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 36% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 30% of discussion sections/labs
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
1,123,274

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
396
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


John Carroll University provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


84.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


71.7%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


76.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.9%

Programs & Majors

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (53)


  • Accounting
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Asian Studies/Civilization
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
  • Comparative Literature
  • Computer Science
  • East Asian Studies
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Environmental Studies
  • Finance, General
  • French Language and Literature
  • German Language and Literature
  • Gerontology
  • History, General
  • Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • International Economics
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
  • Latin Language and Literature
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mass Communication/Media Studies
  • Mathematics, General
  • Modern Greek Language and Literature
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Neuroscience
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Religious Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Teacher Education, Multiple Levels

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Business/marketing, Psychology, Biological/life sciences, Social sciences, Communication/journalism

Online Degrees


Business administration, engineering, nursing

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Education, Master of Arts

Master's Programs of Study (19)


  • Accounting
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Corporate and Organizational Communication
  • Counseling Psychology
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Educational Psychology
  • English
  • History
  • Humanities
  • Mathematics
  • Middle School Education
  • Nonprofit Management
  • Religion
  • Science Education
  • Secondary Education

Campus Life

Location & Geography

Population


13,394

Nearest Metropolitan Area


60 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Cleveland

Weather


Temperature
17.6 average low in January, 78.3 average high in September
Rain
155 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
25 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Bus Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland
Nearest Train Station
12 mile(s) from campus in Cleveland

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


53% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


47%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
-
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Football
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, cheerleading, football, soccer, softball, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


John Carroll University offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, community outreach/volunteer service organization, student union, club sports, fraternities and sororities, carroll news

Sororities


21% of women participate

Fraternities


9% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


2,935

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,026
Women
1,490
Men
1,536

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 2.4% Asian
  • 5.0% Black/African-American
  • 3.6% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 85.5% White
  • 1.3% Unknown

International Students


2.4% from 30 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


497

Student Resources

Study resources